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Sep 5, 2010 7:30pm PDT
and used, disposing of them properly can make a big impact. san francisco's one of 22 bay area communities with curb side battery recycling programs rviced by recollege >> we're trying to help the city of san fraisco get to zero wast that means san francisco wants to send absolutely nothing to landfill >> reporter: the batteries being unloaded from this truck represent just one day's worth of pickups in san francisco. city residents are responsible for more than two-thirds of the 100-to of batteries recycleed by reecology last year. people are encouraged to leave their batteries in ziploc bags on top of their garbage cans on pick up days. >> they cahave metals in them. you want to keep all of that out of the landfills. >> workers sepate the batteries before they're transported to a smoker and made into different metal products. evenective in reducing waste is using rechargeable batteries. >> erybody is moving in the directn of recrgeable so that that's one step towards being eco friendly. >> reporte even rechargeable batteries can lose their charge. that's why lowe's, staples and radio sha
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Sep 12, 2010 7:30pm PDT
here in the bay area, the case is being closely followed. david louie tells us what's at stake. >> reporter: cifornia passed a law five years ago to stop the sale and rental of violent video games to minors. it was blocked by legal challeng and struck down. now it's going to the u.s. supreme court. its author welcome has definive decision. >> it's crying out for some direction as to how we can have a rather succsful video game bill. so i'm really hopeful. >> reporter: the case ll be heard this fall with state attorney general jerry brown arguing such laws should be allowed. on the other side is the entertainment softwar association which represents the video game industry. we talked to spokesman rich taor in washington via skype. >> if for some reason the state of california is able to say what can and can't be sold or marketed, that's not -- the is a reason to believe that stops with one form of entertaient. it could go to movies and books and music. >> reporter: at issue whether violent video games are harmful and whether they should be kept out of the hands of young people
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